Decontee Davis, 23, initially thought she had malaria when she came down with a fever. It took her more than a week after she got sick to seek treatment for Ebola. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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In Her Own Words: Decontee Davis Remembers Arriving At The Hospital

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Ebola Took Her Daughters And Made Her An Outcast

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Testing for Ebola, a scientist in a mobile lab at Gueckedou, Guinea, separates blood cells from plasma cells to isolate the virus's genetic sequence. Misha Hussain/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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